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Church State Separation

If you or your congregation are already involved in efforts to oppose or to amend state-level RFRA legislation, or would like to learn about how to engage on this issue, please let us know.

Beth Hillel's Intergenerational Retreat
The Temple partnered with other faith groups in order to press a local school district to adopt a new policy on religion and schools.
Synagogue creates a committee to speak about issues involving Church and State.

Community Contact Information:
KAM Isaiah Israel
Chicago, IL

The Reform Jewish Movement has long supported the separation of church and state -- the "cornerstone of American democracy" -- as integral to protecting the religious freedom of all Americans.

Neither biblical mandates nor rabbinic rulings completely explain the Jewish community's strong commitment to religious freedom and the separation of church and state.

Organized school prayer continues to be one of the most controversial issues in the U.S. today.

Intelligent Design and the Reform Jewish Movement

What is Intelligent Design?